The government have since said it is scrapping the fuel increases and has frozen electricity and gas prices for 2019. However, protests have erupted over other issues, such as the need for higher wages, lower taxes, easier university requirements, better pensions and even President Emmanuel Macron’s resignation.
Lets play jeopardy? What country is to blame for what is happening in France?
The Twitter accounts monitored by the alliance usually feature U.S. or British news. But the French protests “have been at or near the top” of their activity for at least a week, according to Bret Schafer, the alliance’s Washington-based social media analyst.